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Exploring the North

Exploring the North

Go Global Seminar sends students to the Yukon Picture this – you wake up in a rustic log cabin, open the door to the outside porch, and watch the sun rise above glacial mountains that tower over a sprawling, fresh water lake. This is your classroom for the next ten days. A reality for six […]

UBC researchers explore an often ignored source of greenhouse gas

In a new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus, researchers have discovered a surprising new source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emmissions—bicarbonates hidden in the lake water used to irrigate local orchards.

UBC Okanagan students selected for Reading Week Experience in India

UBC Okanagan students selected for Reading Week Experience in India

Four UBC Okanagan students will soon travel more than 10,000 kilometres for a reading week experience they won’t soon forget. Allison Brown, Sarah Charron, Haley Seven Deers and Nicole Tomasic will join 11 UBC Vancouver students alongside Dr. Anne Murphy for the UBC-Punjabi University Patiala Joint Undergraduate Research Forum – a study abroad program organized […]

Chemistry professor wins top prize for contributions to chemistry education

Chemistry professor wins top prize for contributions to chemistry education

Associate professor of chemistry, Stephen McNeil, has been awarded the Chemical Institute of Canada Award for Chemistry Education. Presented to one person, annually, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to education at the post-secondary level in the field of chemistry or chemical engineering. McNeil was selected for his work in leading a reform of the content […]

New Bachelor of Sustainability Degree Proposed

Students – send us your feedback A new degree program is being considered for UBC’s Okanagan campus. The proposed Bachelor of Sustainability would encompass the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, providing an interdisciplinary approach to one of the biggest challenges facing our world today. Some of the features of the envisioned program are: a […]

Expert Q&A: First comes Tinder, then comes marriage

The way many people discover romance is undergoing a radical shift. Where once we may have met our romantic partners in the checkout line at the grocery store, the norm has shifted to connecting online first. How did this happen and what does it mean for the future of romance?

Think big—at least when it comes to global conservation

According to a group of international researchers, the potential contributions large countries have to protect the environment are being overlooked.